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Chances of getting into Northern Arizona University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
84.9%
Admission Difficulty for Northern Arizona University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into NAU and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Arizona for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 31,248 out of 36,810 applicants were admitted making Northern Arizona University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Northern Arizona University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

NAU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Northern Arizona University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Northern Arizona University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

NAU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Northern Arizona University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Northern Arizona University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

NAU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Northern Arizona University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into NAU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Northern Arizona University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Arizona for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.4 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as NAU accepts 85% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Northern Arizona University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 29% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

80% of Northern Arizona University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Northern Arizona University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 21%
Top 25% of class 47%
Top 50% of class 80%
Bottom 50% of class 20%
Bottom 25% of class 4%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Northern Arizona University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 23,760 13,050 36,810
Accepted 20,493 10,755 31,248
Acceptance Rate 86% 82% 85%
Enrolled 3,395 2,060 5,455
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 19% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 15, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Northern Arizona University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Northern Arizona University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Northern Arizona University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=105330 IPEDS survey data for Northern Arizona University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Northern Arizona University?

85% of those who apply are granted admission to NAU. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.